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  • 20 September 2016

    How can research benefit housing policy?

    With the prospect of devolution on the horizon and the greater local power that it would entail, attendees at a recent CSaP Policy Workshop on Cambridgeshire housing policy were keen to form stronger links between policy and academia.
  • 18 August 2016

    Job opportunity: EASAC

    The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina is seeking a full -time Scientific Policy Officer (SPO), to support the involvement of EASAC, the European Academie s’ Science Advisory Council, in a project funded by the European Commission.
  • 8 August 2016

    Public Health: Research into Policy

    Case study on meningitis vaccinations from Public Health: Research into Policy project.
  • 3 August 2016

    The Rothschild report (1971) and the purpose of government-funded R&D—a personal account

    In his paper, Dr Miles Parker reflects on his experience as a former scientific adviser in Defra with particular respect to Rothschild’s principles and their effect on “evidence based” policy making.
  • 27 July 2016

    New Policy Fellows announced - Michaelmas Term 2016

    CSaP is delighted to announce the names of the successful applicants, who will start their Fellowship next term.
  • 1 July 2016

    The intersection of business and encryption, and the implications for practice and policy

    CSaP worked with Dr Ella McPherson, a Lecturer in the Sociology of New Media and Digital Technology, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, to deliver a Policy Workshop on the 'business of encryption'.
  • 27 June 2016

    Law in Focus: 'Brexit: Legally and constitutionally, what now?'

    Professor Mark Elliott, Professor of Public Law, discusses key legal points that will be critical in the Brexit process.
  • 24 May 2016

    Improving the use of evidence and expertise in public policy

    Policy Fellowships provide the route through which decision makers in government and elsewhere can test and shape their thinking on issues that are of direct relevance to public policy.
  • 23 May 2016

    Future directions for innovation in agriculture

    A CSaP Policy Workshop, chaired by David Willetts brought together senior researchers, policy makers, and agricultural sector representatives, to discuss the way forward for 'Innovation in Agriculture'.
  • 23 May 2016

    Understanding the needs of policy makers

    In addition to CSaP's Professional Development Workshops for early- and mid-career researchers, CSaP offers opportunities for PhD students to take up 3-month internships.